Welcome to TCA Beat: News and Views from the Taiko Community Alliance.

April rains bring freshness to the year!

Hello from TCA! This month our community is booming with events. We're excited about the fresh changes that the spring awards us with. Blooming flowers, bright sunshine, and warmer weather brings taiko players out of their dojos and out into the community. Cherry Blossom Festivals are happening all over to celebrate life!
Do you have ideas to shape the future of the Taiko Community? Interested in getting involved? Looking for nonprofit experience? TCA wants you! It's your last chance to apply for TCA's Board of Directors this year. 

Applications are due by 11:59pm tomorrow, April 15, 2016.

Apply Here for TCA Board of Directors
TCA Board Retreat

We're so excited about this TCA Webinar! TCA's April Artist Spotlight features the extraordinary Kenny Endo! We will be speaking to him about his incredible 40 year career, his views on the taiko community, and what he envisions for the future.  Join us for this event, streamed LIVE on Saturday, April 23rd.

Please join us on Saturday, April 23rd at 1pm PDT! 

2016 Taiko Census:  TCA is embarking on a month long research project to measure the taiko community and its behaviors. For the month of May, we are asking EVERYONE in the taiko community to #getcounted!  For more information about the census and how you can get involved, email census@taikocommunityalliance.org

Zenshin: Jodaiko’s Spring Concert
April 29, 2016   5:30pm

Pacific Ballroom,  University of California Irvine (tickets)

JODAIKO is the collegiate taiko group based at University of California, Irvine. We will be having our annual Spring Concert for our 24th year, titled “Zenshin”, which means “moving forward” to represent how we are working towards our 25th anniversary next year. The concert will be on April 9th from 6PM at the UCI Student Center. Please see the Facebook Event Page for more details.

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